With so much to see and do on the South Island, bus and coach tours offers a highly convenient and easy way to travel and make sure you pack in as much as possible during your stay. From the gateway 'Garden City' of Christchurch, bus and coach tours on the South Island head off to such unforgettable destinations as Queenstown, Mt Cook, Milford Sound, the West Coast and many more.
Catering for either small or large groups, bus and coach tours follow specifically designed or bespoke itineraries, which can include an almost endless variety of South Island attractions and activities (hiking, wine and food, camping and adventure, national parks and gardens, mountains, glaciers to name but a few). more
NB: This South Island directory is specifically for tourism companies that cover the South Island. They either have many outlets or are able to offer you a service throughout this part of the country.
Select Bus and Coach Tours in the South Island, New Zealand, from the list below.
Over 190 New Zealand coach tours to choose from. Search and compare tours from the leading escorted brands or one of our unique independent tours. Our NZ coach touring experts can help you find the best tour for you and of course at the best price.
APT is the leading tour operator in New Zealand. Brands include Australian Pacific Touring and Travelmarvel. Select escorted touring itineraries from eight days to three weeks duration by coach and rail, ranging from luxury through to affordable value.
Offering experienced kiwi drivers to suit your groups itinerary, timetable and budget, are the team at Banbury Rentals. We specialise in bus tours anywhere in the South Island. We can arrange your tour whether it be a sightseeing tour around Christchurch or tramping trips. We have quality vehicles ranging from 22 to 37 seater charter buses and 11 seater minibuses.
We cater for all aspects of charter-work including day trips and longer excursions throughout New Zealand. With a wide range of vehicles including ones which are fully air-conditioned, wheelchair accessible and with luggage capacity, we have the vehicle for you. Our Auckland based Tour Division operates a modern fleet of touring coaches nationwide, catering for all requirements.
Central Motorways operate a first class Coach / Bus Charter and Tour service throughout New Zealand. Whether you are looking for personalised bus tours, coach charters or minivan and bus rentals. We specialise in special occasion and conference travel and can provide great ideas to enhance your experience. Central Motorways provides transport to suit you with depots nationwide!
One of New Zealand's premier tour coach and charter bus operators. With over 30 years experience, we have what it takes to satisfy. Luxury tour coaches and charter buses provide air-conditioned comfort. We can assist to ensure you see the best of what New Zealand has to offer.
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Escorted North and South Island tours specifically designed for mature travellers. Proven itinerary can assure you a hassle-free, fun filled holiday. Enjoy a new experience, meet new friends and become part of our unique family. The best value for money tour on the market, enquire today.
An extraordinary selection of unique small group tours. Premier experiences using the most qualified people, personalities, locations and knowledge. Our trips range from guided adventure and dive tours through to educational tours with marine mammals. We are constantly striving to build greater ecological awareness of the highly sensitive and vulnerable nature of the environment.
Experience the real New Zealand on these multi-award-winning bus tours. Trips include free hikes, amazing accommodation by lakes, mountains and oceans, superb bike rides, tasty meals, visits to a traditional Marae and access to NZ's most stunning National Parks. Unbeatable value, covers both islands and range from 3-28 days + the chance to take extended breaks, something for everyone.
Offering travellers heaps of options to move around the stunning South Island, New Zealand! Family-owned private bus transport company, small enough to provide personal service, big enough to get you where you want to be! Providing Tours, bus charters, cruise ship transfers between Akaroa and Christchurch, school and group charters, golf trips, corporate events, airport transfers, wedding guest transfers etc.
Grand Pacific Tours are the New Zealand coach holiday specialists offering a range of all inclusive, value for money holidays. Choose from five styles of touring with a selection of itineraries to suit all budgets and interests. Over 190 guaranteed departures per year.
Gray Line offer premium coach tours to New Zealand’s best tourist destinations including Bay of Islands, Auckland, Rotorua, Waitomo, Queenstown and Milford Sound. But that’s not all. Everything we do - from our attraction packed tour itineraries, through to our luxury coaches, fantastic drivers and hosts – has been combined to ensure you really experience New Zealand.
Fully guided, award winning adventure and snow tours in small groups with passionate kiwi guides. We include all the essentials (transport, accommodation, breakfast, passionate Kiwi guide and more). Customise your trip by adding only the activities you want to do. Secure your seat with a $99 deposit.
With 20+ years experience delivering world class NZ adventures our team of New Zealanders are ready to show you the best destinations our country has to offer. We arrange worldwide bookings for: independent or guided coach tours; self drive holidays; great walks; accommodation; group tours; custom itineraries and sightseeing throughout New Zealand.
Discover stunning New Zealand on a Kirra Tours escorted coach holiday, the easiest and most rewarding way to experience this extraordinary destination. Whether it’s the warm sandy beaches of the north or the mysterious fiords and colossal ranges of the south, choose from our wide selection of touring options and join us for the journey of a lifetime.
Kiwi Experience is an adventure transport network for independent travellers who want to get off the beaten track. We can take you from the far north to the deep south and everywhere in between. You have the freedom to hop on and off the bus whenever you want while having the most unforgettable experiences on the planet!
Kiwi Travel & Tours is a bespoke tour management company; specialising in “travel with a purpose” groups. We want you to have a wonderful South Pacific experience, so all itineraries are meticulously planned, and customised, to meet your requirements. Business, study abroad, education, industry and more. We are dedicated to showing you the best that Aotearoa has to offer.
You can rely on Leopard Coachlines to make your journey relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable with our modern fleet of buses and coaches. From your first contact, we'll take time to understand your needs, focus on your specific requirements and offer advice gained through years of experience. Leopard is a long established family business operating from depots in Christchurch and Auckland.
Experience the best of New Zealand's exceptional landscape and renowned hospitality with our small group tours ranging from 4 to 23 days. Visiting the North and South Island's most memorable destinations you'll discover natural wonders, beautiful private gardens and warm country hosts. MoaTrek's small group tours cater 18 travellers maximum and are designed for active travellers seeking unique experiences.
New Zealand Educational Tours (NZET) is New Zealand's largest tour company specialising in tailor made tours for educational and special interest groups. We offer tours and camps for educational organisations, sports or special interest groups, professional or technical visits and cultural or adventure tours. Our success is based on understanding our client's requirements and providing the best customer service.
Beautiful landscapes make for nice holiday photos but we believe it is the people of the country that make for life long memories. Let us introduce you to the people of New Zealand through specially chosen B&Bs and lodges or with our hand picked guides that will share their stories, experience and local knowledge with you.
120 deluxe coach tours from two of New Zealand's top coach tour companies. Spectacular tours of Christchurch, Queenstown, Mt Cook, Milford Sound, West Coast Glaciers, Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Waitomo Caves and the Bay of Islands. A New Zealand coach tour is a truly exciting, refreshing and memorable trip of a lifetime. Over 70 years service to New Zealand Tourism.
Backpacker bus network for adventurous travellers of all ages. Stray links outstanding attractions on and off the beaten track, so you experience the best of NZ! We take time to do things along the way, including exclusive stops and activities. Expert guides provide invaluable local knowledge. You can use Stray as a bus tour or jump on/off anywhere you want.
We have New Zealand packaged and ready to go. Our independent coach tours depart every day using coach, train and ferry services with pre-booked accommodation and activities. All itineraries can be tailor made to meet your requirements. If you don’t find a Thrifty Tour that suits you, just ask for a personalised itinerary. We are the New Zealand travel specialists.
Check out our Budget Tours for the adventurous traveller: some include visits to the LOTR film sites. Plus we have our fully escorted Quality, Deluxe and Premium Coach Tours. Or try a Self Drive Tour and travel at your own pace; visit the LOR film sites, wineries etc. All Self Drive Tours include your rental car, plus pre-booked accommodation.
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